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Re: Photocopy problems
- To: Multiple recipients of list BOOK_ARTS-L <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Photocopy problems
- From: James Worster <jamesw1@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sun, 26 Jan 1997 22:27:11 -0800
- Message-id: <199701270627.WAA29400@SUL-Server-2.Stanford.EDU>
- Sender: "The Book Arts: binding, typography, collecting" <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>I am doing a limited edition book which I have just had photocopied. The
>pages are an odd size and as a result it was unable to be automatically fed
>through the photocopier, and had to be manually fed through to copy the
>second side of the page. The process of sending the paper through the
>copier for side 2 resulted in some streakes of toner on the edges of the
>second side, and often some small marks from the feed wheels, which picked
>up toner from side 1 and re-deposited it on side 2 about an inch from the
>The paper I am using is Classic Laid - laser compatable. The copier was a
>Does anyone have any magical way of removing this kind of mark from paper?
>I have tried the cellophane tape trick, but the paper has too much texture,
>and the tape picks up too much of the paper fibre as well as the toner.
>That method works OK for distinct dark spots, but not for 'smudges' like I
>I would appreciate any advice anyone has on this. Thanks in advance.
>In Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
I am a painter as well as many other things and I have done a good deal of
drawing over the years. My only suggestion is to try an eraser. You know,
those soft, grey maleable kind or a gum eraser. They won't hurt the paper
but I don't know if they would remove toner.
Hope this helps.